American Farming and Food Processing in the Hot Seat?

Food ProcessingFood, Inc is a new documentary film that has been sparking many conversations on just what may be required to “eat healthy.”
With great knowledge comes great responsibility. It’s no secret that our farming industry is in crisis and that we need to figure out a way to get out of the cycle we are in. But can we really go back to individual private farms and grow all our own food? Can we force all of America to become vegetarian? We can educate ourselves on the obesity rate and Western diseases we face in the US, and research how they are connected to the typical American diet – but then what? Here is a great, simple article about what we can do after our eyes have been opened a bit. Enjoy, Bon Apetit!

New York Times-Eating Food That’s Better for You, Organic or Not

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After posting today, I found a great guide for any of you thinking about starting that veggie and herb garden in your backyard.

Are you motivated to buy local and support local farms, all while eating healthier, more nutritionally dense foods? Visit Local Harvest.

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  1. Mac
    Mac says:

    Fascinating! We began purchasing whole cows from the local farm last year, and it’s working out really well for us.

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